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Event Server at Manhatta

Full Time
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Perched sixty stories above Lower Manhattan, Manhatta serves seasonal, inspired cooking, and offers stunning views of New York City, its bridges, and waterways. Manhatta is a restaurant and full-service event space from Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group, combining sky-high views with down-to-earth hospitality.

Who you are: 

As an Event Server, you are the tour guide for our guests’ adventure for their event. We are looking for dedicated team members who are invested in guiding our guests through an incredible and memorable experience. Professionals in this role will need to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of food, beverage, our menu, our ingredients, and excellent service. Successful candidates require great teamwork skills, a pleasant friendly attitude, and a strong passion for hospitality and growth.

What you’ll do:

  • Exude warmth and friendliness, a passion for food and service, and a strong desire to pursue more knowledge and growth.
  • Able to understand guests’ needs and coordinate with teammates
  • Ability to visually identify items and ingredients
  • Run food from the kitchen to the event space on demand
  • Assist with food and table prep before the event begins
  • Serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages including bottled wine
  • Clean up venue after event ends and assist with inventory, food storage and other closeout task
  • Perform job functions with precision, speed, and accuracy
  • Prioritize the minute details of service appropriately, and adapt to constantly changing priorities
  • Maintain composure and remain calm under pressure, resolve problems using good judgment
  • Maintain a safe, clean and organized work environment

What we need from you:

  • 1-2 years of similar experience in a similar environment
  • A good understanding of event service, food, wine, beer, and cocktails
  • Current Food Handlers Certificate
  • Availability on demand
  • Ability to stand or walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to balance & carry multiple plates, glass racks and or/glasses, and lift objects up to 30 lbs. 

What you’ll get from us:

  • Hourly rate of $40/hr
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Paid Time Off to support you with an active life outside of work
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 51% dining discount throughout the USHG family of restaurants
  • Flexible Spending Options (health care, dependent care, transit & parking)
  • Employee Assistance Program to support overall mental wellbeing
  • Exclusive access to primary care, mental health, and other healthcare services through Radish Health
  • Matched 401(k) to help you invest in your future
  • Generous Employee Referral Program
  • Access to the USHG HUGS Employee Relief Fund

Other job openings at Manhatta

  • Assistant Server
  • Bar Director
  • Captain
  • Event Prep Cook
  • Executive Pastry Chef
  • Host
  • Line Cook
  • Line Cook - Lunch Shift
  • Pastry Cook
  • Porter/Housekeeper
  • Server
  • Support